Sunnyfield
  • 05-Oct-2017 to 31-Oct-2017 (AEST)
  • Northern Beaches, NSW, AUS
  • Part-time & Full-time

Speech Pathologist  - External Contract Position Based in Frenchs Forest & various locations on the Northern Beaches.

This exciting opportunity is for a person who wants to make a real difference in supporting people with disability, at a time of unprecedented change with the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Sunnyfield is one of the largest, most progressive & innovative disability service providers in NSW. We have a proud history of providing support services in the community, at home, in accommodation and in social enterprises. Our vision is 'Excellence in supporting people with intellectual disabilities'. Our Mission is to 'Enrich the lives of people with intellectual disability by creating choice, opportunities and skills for life'.

 

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing a flexible speech pathology/therapy service across a range of clients with intellectual disabilities
  • Delivering the service on a day to day basis to our clients and in line with Sunnyfields operating guidelines
  • Working with individuals and/or groups
  • Ensuring that positive speech therapy support is delivered on a best practice basis
  • Making daily operational recommendations and decisions as required
  • Producing written reports in line with regulatory requirements
  • Working closely with clients families, carers, external agencies (government and non-government), medical support professionals/clinicians and staff

 

We require you to have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Speech Therapy
  • 5 years demonstrated experience working with Clients in the Disability sector
  • A membership of Speech Pathology Australia
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication, time management and organisational skills
  • The ability to organise and administer your own clinical work practice
  • Ability to conduct Dysphagia Assessment & Treatment as well as experience in alternative & augmentative communication
  • Current Class C Drivers Licence
  • Your own ABN and have public Indemnity and public liability insurances or prepared to get them
  • You need to have your own supervision in place.

To be considered for this great opportunity please attach your Resume and Cover letter and hit the 'Apply' button now.

To be considered for this great opportunity please attach your Resume and Cover letter and hit the 'Apply' button now.

 

 

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